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ASC102 - Introduction to Sociology B

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Liz Eckerman

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ASC202, ASC402

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

The study of global and national inequalities is possibly one of the most important areas of study in sociology. Patterns of inequality are based on categories such as social class, gender, race and ethnicity. The first section of this unit will explore these categories as well as sociological explanations by major theorists in the area. The unit then moves on to and examination of globalisation, work and global risks. 

Assessment

Essay, 40%, 1800 words

Class/Online Exercises, 25%

Exam, 35%

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